from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character of being visionary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being visionary.
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- noun The state or condition of being
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We still don't know the decisive elements that went into that change from an older style of symbolism and writing poetry to the new style — the new style being a new type of visionariness but also a certain intermingling of prosaicness or a diminished fear of the difference between prose and poetry.
But this was not enough for him; he is a visionary painter, and in his visionariness he resembles Dante.
Agnes Font cannot share his visionariness, as her other lover, Commander Lyle, plainly sees.
It had neither the continuousness nor the range of Browning's many-sided conversation, nor did it possess the charm of the ethereal visionariness of Newman's.
Mr. ----, the head of the Kumamoto Boys 'School during the period of its fierce struggles and final collapse, whom I have already referred to as the Hero-Principal, [AS] is another example of this impractical high-strung visionariness.
More than any other of her mental characteristics, impractical visionariness may be traced to the development of the nervous organization at the expense of the muscular.
It is not difficult to account for the presence of accentuated visionariness in Japan.
We have seen how in the Italian Renaissance the fetters of dogma, tradition, and mediæval custom were removed, and servility and visionariness gave place to healthy individuality and realism; how man and the world were discovered anew; and further, how among the other Romanic nations a lively feeling for Nature grew up, partly idyllic, partly mystic; and finally, how this feeling found dramatic expression in Shakespeare.
Spenserian _visionariness_ of parts -- to the gracious lulling atmosphere of the whole.
But this was not enough for him; he is a visionary painter, and in his visionariness he resembles